My Family Is a Menagerie (television) Television show; aired on February 11, 1968. A young widow who has a way with animals moves to Northern California and is asked to care for the local strays. A wreck of a circus truck sets a menagerie of circus animals free, and she has to use all her wits to catch them. Only a leopard eludes her, and he is befriended by a local renegade dog. Eventually she is able to trap them and she trains them to be in her animal act. Stars Ann Harrell, Jack Garrity, Kathy Thorn. Narrated by Rex Allen.